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Grand Central-42nd Street

Grand Central

Lines served
4 5 6 7 Shuttle
Wheelchair Accesible
Partially
Artwork
Yes

Grand Central is a station complex located, as its name suggests, beneath Grand Central Terminal.

Shuttle Edit

This was the original 1904 area of the station: This area used to have four tracks and two island platforms, but it now has three tracks and two island platforms. Even though it's a difficulty, the shuttle that stops on track 3 opens its doors on both sides of the train. Back in 1904, the train would curve off the Lexington Avenue line, and onto this area of the station; the evidence is that track one extends into a tunnelway, while the other tracks stop in the middle of the floor.

East Times Square
Shuttle42

The shuttle sits idle and awaits tourists.

456 platform Edit

This area, like other express stations has four tracks and two island platforms. Just north of the station, the express tracks descend to a lower level, but do not curve off to another direction. The mosaics depict a train coming in.

Next stops
Express north Lexington Avenue-59th street
Local north 51st street
Express south 14th street-Union Square
Local south 33rd street

7 platform Edit

This area has two tracks and an island platform, with a curved ceiling like a London Underground station.

Arts for Transit Edit

The station has three works of art, all in different locations throughout the station

Arches, Towers, and PyramidsEdit

By Jackie Ferrara You know the ceramic mosaic that lines the shuttle platform and the upper hallway? That is actually artwork.

V-BeamEdit

By Christopher Sprout This explains what the 'Completely strange lighting and signage' on the 7 platform is about.

Fast Track and Speed WheelsEdit

By Dan Sinclair These are mixed media sculptures that lurk around the ends of the lower hallway to the Shuttle.

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